An adaptation of Flora Thompson's autobiographical novel "Lark Rise To Candleford", set in 19 century Oxfordshire, in which a young girl moves to the local market town to begin an apprenticeship as a postmistress.

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 Laura Timmins (40 episodes, 2008-2011)
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 Adult Laura (40 episodes, 2008-2011)
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 Dorcas Lane (40 episodes, 2008-2011)
Fergus Drysdale ...
 Frank Timmins (39 episodes, 2008-2011)
Martha Murdoch ...
 Ethel Timmins (39 episodes, 2008-2011)
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 Emma Timmins (38 episodes, 2008-2011)
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 Alf Arless (38 episodes, 2008-2011)
Thomas Rhys Jones ...
 Edmund Timmins (38 episodes, 2008-2011)
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 Thomas Brown (37 episodes, 2008-2011)
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 Twister Turrill (37 episodes, 2008-2011)
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 Queenie Turrill / ... (36 episodes, 2008-2011)
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 Pearl Pratt (36 episodes, 2008-2011)
Sophie Miles ...
 Sally Arless / ... (35 episodes, 2008-2011)
Hope Yeomans ...
 Lizzie Arless (35 episodes, 2008-2011)
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 Robert Timmins (31 episodes, 2008-2010)
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 Ruby Pratt (31 episodes, 2008-2011)
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 Margaret Brown / ... (30 episodes, 2008-2011)
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 Minnie Mude (29 episodes, 2009-2011)
Harry Miles ...
 Archie Arless / ... (23 episodes, 2008-2010)
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An adaptation of Flora Thompson's autobiographical novel "Lark Rise To Candleford", set in 19 century Oxfordshire, in which a young girl moves to the local market town to begin an apprenticeship as a postmistress.

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The series was parodied by Victoria Wood in 2009 for her seasonal special Mid Life Christmas. In it, the series is renamed Lark Pies to Cranchesterford and centres around the Post and Potato Office ran by the sultry Miss Finch (Wood). See more »

Goofs

In Series 1, the characters played by Sophie Miles and Harry Miles were called Tilda and Wally Arless, whereas in Series 2 and 3 they were called Sally and Archie Arless. See more »

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Twister Turrill: God must like a comely tune else we'd all be Germans.
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The epitome of charm and heart- really entertaining and very relaxing to watch
5 February 2010 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I love period drama series, I love "Cranford" as it is just divine, and I have loved BBC dramas such as "Pride and Prejudice"(1995), "Bleak House"(2005) and "Little Dorritt"(2008). I even love "The Darling Buds of May" for its sheer sense of escapism and entertainment value. You have probably already guessed I love "Lark Rise to Candleford", I just feel it is really entertaining, charming, beautifully made and just relaxing to watch. Like "Cranford", "Lark Rise To Candleford" whenever it is on really makes my night. The production values are exquisite; the costumes are ravishing and colourful, the sets are lavish and the scenery is gorgeous. The music is also gorgeous, I always like good music when it comes to film and television. The scripts are of exceptional quality, funny, poignant and endearing, and the direction and story lines are fine. The acting is also truly excellent, Julia Sawalha is a sheer delight especially. And she is well supported by Dawn French, Linda Bassett, Sarah Lancashire and Mark Heap. Overall, I love it, it really is the epitome of charm and heart. 10/10 Bethany Cox


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